Shedinja - Generation 8 learnset

This page lists all the moves that Shedinja can learn in Generation 8, which consists of these games:

  • Pokémon Sword
  • Pokémon Shield
  • Pokémon Brilliant Diamond
  • Pokémon Shining Pearl
  • Pokémon Legends: Arceus

At the bottom we also list further details for egg moves: which compatible Pokémon can pass down the moves, and how those Pokémon learn said move.

Note: many moves have changed stats over the years. The power, accuracy and other information listed below is as it was in the respective games. Check a move's detail page for stats in the most recent games and when they changed.

Moves learnt by level up

Shedinja learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1DigGroundPhysical 80 100
1False SwipeNormalPhysical 40 100
1GrudgeGhostStatus
1HardenNormalStatus
1Metal ClawSteelPhysical 50 95
1Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
1Shadow ClawGhostPhysical 70 100
15Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
23AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
29Shadow SneakGhostPhysical 40 100
36Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
43Mind ReaderNormalStatus
50Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
57SpiteGhostStatus 100
64Phantom ForceGhostPhysical 90 100

Egg moves

Shedinja learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found below.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Final GambitFightingSpecial 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100

Move Tutor moves

Shedinja can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
PoltergeistGhostPhysical 110 90
Skitter SmackBugPhysical 70 90

Moves learnt by TM

Shedinja is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Shedinja is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

TR
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
12AgilityPsychicStatus
18Leech LifeBugPhysical 80 100
20SubstituteNormalStatus
26EndureNormalStatus
27Sleep TalkNormalStatus
33Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
38TrickPsychicStatus 100
60X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
61Bug BuzzBugSpecial 90 100
83Ally SwitchPsychicStatus

Moves learnt by level up

Shedinja learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1DigGroundPhysical 80 100
1False SwipeNormalPhysical 40 100
1GrudgeGhostStatus
1HardenNormalStatus
1Metal ClawSteelPhysical 50 95
1Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
1Sand AttackGroundStatus 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
1Shadow ClawGhostPhysical 70 100
15Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
23AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
29Shadow SneakGhostPhysical 40 100
36Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
43Mind ReaderNormalStatus
50Shadow BallGhostSpecial 80 100
57SpiteGhostStatus 100
64Phantom ForceGhostPhysical 90 100

Egg moves

Shedinja learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found below.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Final GambitFightingSpecial 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100

Moves learnt by TM

Shedinja is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by level up

Shedinja does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus.

Shedinja egg move parents

Shedinja's egg groups: Mineral

The egg moves for Shedinja are listed below, alongside compatible parent Pokémon it can breed with.

You will need to breed a female Shedinja with a compatible male Pokémon, with either parent (from Gen 6+) knowing the egg move in question. Alternatively, if you already have a Shedinja with the egg move it can breed with Ditto.

Bug Bite

Learnt by Compatible parents

Final Gambit

Learnt by Compatible parents

Flail

Learnt by Compatible parents
Level up
Breeding

Gust

Learnt by Compatible parents

Night Slash

Learnt by Compatible parents